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Live Stream: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Address to Congress

Watch Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe address a joint session of Congress.


Shinzo Abe becomes the first prime minister of Japan to address a joint session of Congress this morning. Expect him to lobby lawmakers on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal that’s been negotiated for the last five years. He’s also expected to address Japan’s fraught relationship with its wartime past.

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David Francis was a senior reporter for Foreign Policy, where he covered international finance. @davidcfrancis

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